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Jinxed! (1982)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  4 March 1983 (Denmark)
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Harold, a professional gambler, and his girlfriend Bonita, a lounge singer, follow Willie, a young blackjack dealer, around the western U.S. Harold has a jinx on Willie and can't lose with ... See full summary »

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Bonita Friml
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Willie Brodax
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Harold Benson
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Milt Hawkins
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Otto
Benson Fong ...
Mr. Wing
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Woman Bettor
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Art
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Morley
George Dickerson ...
Tahoe Casino Manager
Cletus Young ...
Dealer
Tom Pletts ...
Tahoe First Monitor
Archie Lang ...
Tahoe Second Monitor
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Miss Nina
James Nolan ...
Father (as Jim Nolan)
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Harold, a professional gambler, and his girlfriend Bonita, a lounge singer, follow Willie, a young blackjack dealer, around the western U.S. Harold has a jinx on Willie and can't lose with him. Bonita and Willie meet and fall for each other and plot to do away with Harold and collect on his life insurance. Written by Dan Larsen <djlarse_acs>

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America's favorite tootsie is on a roll.

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Hot Streak  »

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After Don Siegel suffered a heart attack during production, Sam Peckinpah stepped in and directed some of the film without credit. Screenwriter Frank D. Gilroy removed his name from the film and was credited as "Burt Blessing". See more »

Quotes

Bonita Friml: You're gonna love the fuckin' tropics!
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References The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934) See more »

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No Jinx
Music and lyrics by Bruce Roberts, Allee Willis and Brock Walsh
Performed by Bette Midler
Produced by Bruce Roberts
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Similar films aren't making today, unfortunately!!!
10 June 2012 | by (Russia) – See all my reviews

It's a very dynamic and funny comedy with young and always shining Bette Midler, who I love very much and I have been watching everything by her performance with great pleasure for a long time. In "Jinxed!" there is too many grim humor and even is a little of thriller and mysticism, and though this movie from the far '82, its nice to watch with all family today and personally me it makes laugh much more than some "Hangover", "The Dictator" and other modern comedies. I love old movies, because they are in the majority clever, kind and more emotional than cinema today. I'm sad what modern generation not need it and similar comedies lately are making maybe just in France.


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